Low fat Frittata with smoked salmon and scallions


2 tsp Extra virgin olive oil

6 scallions (whites and 2" of green) trimmed and coursely chopped

6 egg whites

4 whole eggs

1/2 tsp dried tarragon or 1 1/2 tsp fresh, minced

1/2 cup cold water

2 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon, cut into 1/2" wide pieces

1/2 cup chopped fresh basil,arugula, or spinach (garnish)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

2. Heat heavy 8" ovenproof saute pan over medium heat 1 minute. Mist bottom of pan with cooking spray. Add oil and heat 20 seconds.

3. Add scallions and saute, stirring periodically with spatula until soft, about 30 seconds.

4. Whisk egg whites, eggs, tarragon,water and salt and black pepper to taste in medium bowl.

5. Pour mixture into pan and lay salmon pieces on top, cook, stirring periodically, about 2 minutes.

6. Transfer to oven and cook until firm, golden and puffed, about 6 to 8 minutes.

7. Remove using spatula, make sure that none of frittata is stuck to pan. Gently slide frittata onto warm serving platter. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired

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